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The Joint Columbus and Franklin County Housing Advisory Board is a Franklin County Multifamily Bond Program administered by MORPC. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners has issued tax exempt or taxable multifamily revenue bonds for privately owned rental developments since 1994.

The purpose of the program is to expand and preserve the supply of affordable rental housing throughout Franklin County. The Board of Commissioners issues the bonds upon the recommendation of the Joint Columbus and Franklin County Housing Advisory Board whose members have been appointed by the Board of Commissioners and the Mayor of Columbus (upon approval by Council).

MORPC administers the multifamily bond program for the Franklin County Board of Commissioners. The advisory board was established in 1993 pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Chapter 176. The board reviews and recommends to the Franklin County Board of Commissioners all requests for inducements or issuance of housing bonds.

The secretary of the Joint Columbus and Franklin County Housing Advisory Board is MORPC's Director of Energy and Air Quality Christina O'Keeffe.

 For more information contact Traci Goebbel at 614.233.4181.